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Srimathi Sundaravalli Memorial Educational Trust

Srimathi Sundaravalli Memorial Educational Trust, founded on 3rd May 1985, in the fond memory of Smt. Sundaravalli, beloved mother of Sri K Santhanam, the Founder and the Managing Trustee, with the primary aim to impart quality education and to serve the humanity at large, is served by eminent persons of erudition and social commitment as its Trustees.

Vidwan Pudukkottai
Trustee ( 1985 - 1992 )

Late Vidwan Pudukkottai Sri.A.Srinivasaraghavan, an embodiment of piety, simplicity and a reservoir of knowledge and wisdom was the guiding force of the Trust in the formative years. He was a genius in Sanskrit, Hindi, English and Tamil. He authored many books and translated the Tamil verse “Naalaayira Divya Prabandham” in Hindi. He was awarded “Tamra Patra Award” from the Government of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar for his significant contribution to Hindi Literature. He, as a Sanskrit Scholar, was the recipient of a prestigious award from the President of India.

Late Dr.K.Parthasarathi, an Educationist by profession, was the Chairman of the Board and was the driving force in its onward march. He started his career as a teacher in Madras Christian College High School, Chennai and rose to the position of Headmaster and Correspondent of M. Ct. M High School, Chennai. He was instrumental in the growth and development of the Trust to its present status.

Dr. K.Parthasarathi
Trustee ( 1985 - 2005 )
Trustee (1985 - 2008)

Late Sri.R.Sethuraman, company secretary, an Educationist and Philanthropist was a pillar of the Trust and was the most inspiring and towering personality of the Board. His sacrifice and service to the Trust is immeasurable. The Trust could establish many institutions because of his initiative, dynamism, dedicated involvement and able advice.

Late Smt.T.Vasanthalakshmi, our affectionate “Aunty”, is a born Educationist and has dedicated her entire life for the cause of Education. Having started her career as a Teacher, she rose to become the Principal of a reputed school in Chennai and later in the year 1976, founded Sri Sarada Secondary School at Gopalapuram, Chennai, in memory of her beloved mother Smt. Sarada.

Smt.T.Vasanthalakshmi M.A., B.T.
Trustee (1985 - 2010)
M.Sc., M.Phil., M.Ed., D.S.M.

Sri.R.Athmaraman, a renowned Mathematician and an Educationist, has been rendering valuable service since 1985 with a commendable dedication. He has authored several books and is also a member of academic committees of both the Central and the State Governments. He is an active member of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of India and a continuing contributor for its zenith and glory. His simplicity and pious nature are his forte. He guides the Trust with the philosophy of noble goals, vision and mission to achieve academic excellence in our schools and to serve the humanity at large.

Sri.G.Raghavan is a great benefactor and also the Founder and Managing Trustee of Sri Gayathri Trust at Chromepet, Chennai. His service to the humanity, at the hour of bereavement, through the Trust that he has founded is immeasurable. It is a great privilege and honour that he is a member of our Trust.

Advocate and Philanthropist

Sri.S.Kothandaraman, an Advocate is recognized for his benevolence and good deeds. He is an embodiment of simplicity. He spends all his earnings in renovating the economically weak temples and in performing Kumbabishekams. He and his team of like minded friends, render services in the temples during the week ends. The Trust is really fortunate to have such a noble person in the Board.

Sri.S.Varadhan is a good friend, philosopher, guide and a well-wisher of the Trust. The Trust started on a low financial footing and has grown over the years under his able direction and guidance. He sincerely participated in all the activities of the Trust even before he became a Trustee. We are fortunate to have his prowess, moral support and expertise as a Trustee.

Financial Expert and Consultant

Sri.V.Mani, is a pious and clairvoyant personality. His guidance and advice to the Trust in the financial propriety is highly remarkable. His presence in the Trust is a source of moral strength and courage in its onward march.

Sri.M.Karthikeyan, by nature is interested in serving the society at large. As an erstwhile employee of a public sector undertaking his selfless service for 20 years, for the well-being of Employees' community is commendable. He has extensively travelled across and acquired enough worldly knowledge. His flow of thought, its presentation and command over the English language is really appreciable. His benevolence and wisdom are added assets to the Trust.

Sri.M.Karthikeyan, B.Com.,

Sri.K.Selvakumar is a man of ethics with an unquestionable honesty and integrity. He is solely responsible for the enormous growth and development of the infrastructural facilities of the Trust. He has an unparalleled mastery over Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and IT engineering and can command any situation in these areas. It is in his presence that the Trust plans and achieves success in many major projects. He is dynamic and has the potential to contribute much more in future.


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